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The Tragedy Of Macbeth

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In the play of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, the overall theme that we see throughout the whole play is the tragedy that happens when our morals are sacrificed.. In this case Macbeth and his ambition were what eventually lead to his downfall, due to the domino effect. Macbeth starts off by killing King Duncan due to his desire of being the new king. Once he is king he starts changing his attitude. Once he feels threatened by his friend Banquo, he decides to kill as well. As time passes on he also feels threatened by Macduff so he gets his family killed. Macbeth is at a point where he feels too powerful and believes nothing can get in his way due to his new status and the prophecies of the witches. These killings show the others that he shall
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